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that election, this past weekend, on saturday, rhode island proved them wrong. saturday was a terrible, terrible day on the east coast in terms of weather. just one of those storms that, i don't know, maybe looked pretty in retrospect on sunday when you could see all the snow that had fallen, but when it was coming down on saturday, it was freaking windy and icy and slushy, and it just got worse and worse all day long, and it hurt to walk outside. saturday was like having a snow cone mashed in your face by somebody in a bad mood. and on saturday, in the middle of that weather, in the little town of exeter, rhode island, they had huge voter turnout, even in that storm, even though it was a saturday, even though all they were voting on was a little town-specific, municipal matter. they nearly tripled the turnout. they nearly tripled the voter turnout that massachusetts had been able to muster for a congressional race that was held just a few days earlier on a normal tuesday, like a normal election and everything. exeter put them to shame. exeter, rhode island, has 5,000 registered voters, more or
? the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. reed: mr. president, as if in legislative session, i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of s. 1797, which was submitted earlier today. that the bill be read three times and passed and the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate. the presiding officer: is there objection? the senator from north dakota. mr. hoeven: mr. president, i want to reserve the right to object. i'm certainly willing to let the good senator make comments. but at this point i want to reserve the right to object. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. hoeven: object. yes, i object. the presiding officer: objection is heard. mr. reed: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island. mr. reed: first of all, i -- i think it's appropriate to make some comments and i appreciate certainly the senator from north dakota being here and making the point. but we are at a juncture that within two weeks, 1.3 million americans will lose their federal unemplo
to be learned from other cities that face a similar fate? it has been a year since rhode island emerged from bankruptcy. the state allowed bondholders to be elevated to a privileged status over pensioners. our next guest at the bargaining table. lead counsel for the central falls, rhode island receiver. the bottom line is what happened in central falls is it is a different deal that would happen with michigan. at the end of the day the pensioners in central falls took a 55% cut. did they negotiate that, or was that more because they wouldn't negotiate this is what the receiver decided was going to happen? >> it was not a 55% cut for all committed up to 55%. adam: it was those youngest sitting the cut. >> unlike in detroit where there was a court ruling on whether or not retiree pensions could be cut, ours was done through negotiation. early in the case when the case was filed we immediately went into negotiations with the retirees. the retirees had very good counsel understood the court would rule as the detroit court ruled here. and as a result we negotiated an agreement under which they to
running into the same problem. when we look at it nationally e. from rhode island to california, you're looking at unfunded pensions and the train on budgets, whether it's state or county budgets. there has to be a way to rationalize the system. i agree with tony, there's a way to find an answer to this. there's a political way to do it, and it can be done. the issue to me, you have to balance it between the cuts, and then the revenue side. and i think the question in illinois that's going to come up next is, what do you do with a temporary state income tax hike that we have? does that become permanent? you have to start addressing the revenue issue as well. and i think that has been part of the discussion that has been somewhat ignored as we focused on cuts and trying to get on the good side. >> bob, i'm going to get to chicago: >> what would you sigh as a short-term solution to save illinois? >> short and long-term solution on this is very simple. you had a situation in illinois where the richest man in illinois, ken griffin, a friend of the mayor, he's the richest man in illinois
night for smith rivera. he led the hoyas. win big 70-49. george mason hosting rhode island tonight as well. jared wright led the patriots with 17 points. it was a close one all the way through, but the patriots able to outlast rhode island and improve to 5-2. in the pros, wizards hosting the atlanta hawks. continuing his hot streak. 26 points tonight, 12 assists while his teammate, trevor, just as good. 24 points, including five three pointers. wizards win 108-101 and have won six of their games. the capitals visiting the islanders. another thriller of a game. 49 seconds left in regulation and under 3 seconds left. alex ovechkin with the game- winning goal. caps survive and win in overtime. 3-2 the final. caps, wizards, georgetown, now just need a redskins win to complete the circle. >> wow. >> that was one of the best games i have seen. >> who would have thought auburn would be in the sec championship. they only had three wins last year. >> it was an incredible ending. >> tomorrow is going to be okay? >> not as cold as it was today. still cloudy and we stay dry until at least
'm surprised by that. kentucky, rhode island, were those better? >> they were not ortable to this flaw. kentky and rhode island especially. but there were a number of states whose health exchanges were vnerable to this. melissa: what is the particular thought you were talking about? >> there is flaw in the programming that allows what is known as a road access point to collect user credentials and names and passwds nd if a hacker has access to that information, and here she also has access to all of your personal information as well. and i think that that information cathen be used to commit identity fraud. melissa: the areas that have this portability, new york, nevada, i live in new york. would you just avoid the website altogether? >> not necessarily. but i would not recommend signing up or accessing your accounts from a public wi-fi service provider. melissa: kennedy fixed wimax much we have heard is that it's very hard to patch them and you have to start over from scratch and what is your opinion? >> i know for a fact that the vulnerabilities can be fixed.. six weeks after we contacted t
are not happy with the construction happening right now at her rhode island home. she is rearranging the coastline by her mansion in order to build a sea wall. machines have been lifting boulders up out of the ocean and moving them. some residents says it feels and sounds like contractors are building a mall not a wall. according to reports this massive project did not require any town permit. >> gorgeous house. >> beyonce responding to criticism this morning. she is under fire for using an audio clib from the 1986 challenger space shuttle disaster. >> family members who lost loved ones say it is incense i and inappropriate. beyonce isn't apologizing. >> carefully looking at the situation. obviously a major malfunction. >> the inclusion of the audio clib has puzzled many with ties to the disaster. one former nast sauce employees call it inappropriate to the extreme. the widow of dick skoeb bee oneful crew members killed released a statement saying we were disappointed to learn an audio clib from the day we lost our heroic crew was in the song xo. >> my reaction was slightly taken aba
on some of the state programs. rhode island came in. they have a medicaid waiver. many of us were very impressed by that program, which was save cost. minnesota gave a great presentation on our website. >> it is also true that rhode talked about a waiver they had. it gave them more money, not less money. we are seeing federal policy to which proposes to take a whole lot of money out. >> as the chairman of rhode island, or president, we basically got paid to have a waiver. i think the administration at the time wanted to encourage waivers. they waited for someone to get rhode island and. i do not think that is going to be the common outcome. >> you all are very progressive in rhode island. >> in so many ways. >> senator ayotte? >> thank you, mr. chairman. i want to thank the ranking member. , also want to thank paul forte who is here from portsmouth, new hampshire, who is someone who works in this area. i appreciate him being here today on this important issue. i wanted to follow up on this issue of waivers. think it is related, certainly, to the important issue that senator collins rai
to the floor today with my friend, the senator from rhode island, jack reed, to share our concerns about the weak labor market, those who have been unemployed for so long and its impact on the nation's 11 million unemployed. senator reed are especially concerned about those who have been without work for an extended period of time. it's been four years since the end of the great recession, and while the nation's economy has been slowly recovering, steadily adding jobs, a large sector of society is still out of work. of the nation's 11 million unemployed, a little over four million of our friends and neighbors are considered long-term unemployed. that means they have been without work for six months or more. most people who find themselves out of work are eligible to receive assistance from their state for 26 weeks as they look for a new job. but for far too many, finding a new job in the sluggish economy has been extremely difficult. when state aid is exhausted, federal emergency unemployment insurance kicks in and helps families to help make ends meet. however, that safety net is now ab
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of work in rhode island. i have received grants before. when we sat at the meeting, we all do great work and i don't think my organization deserves it anymore or less than anyone else. i left that meeting saying we need to get our grant together and do it in a way that it's written and get everything in order and get it in. that's grant writing. it's not creative writing. it's getting it done. this has been pretty consistent with the project. i just wanted to come and give my two $0.02 about it. >>> what does your organization do? >> we provide access to the community to glass working. we are an arts organization. anybody that knows anything about glass is it takes a lot of equipment, a lot of resources. it can sometimes be exclusive. >> they are glass blowers? >> essentially, the casting, the whole realm around it. >> how long have you been in san francisco ? >> 10 years. the place i'm with has been around since 1997. we just want to make it available to everyone. that's what this grant is for to make this available to the community. >> you provide this to the community? >> yes. >> i
to resolve, people will eventually come to the table -- this is what happened in central falls, rhode island, the pensioners agreed to a reduction in their obligations. >> if this all goes through, how long do you think before we see the motor city get back on its feet. >> to ask the question is to answer it. i don't have a crystal ball. it will take time. but eventually people will see the light. the expense of one of these -- for lack of a better term, debt restructuring will usually bring people to the table and their senses. it could be six months. it could be six years. >> all right. michael cook thank you for joining us. i want to go back to detroit where bisi onile-ere is live. bisi i understand you have some more clarification for us on what judge rhodes exactly ruled? >> yeah, he is going through a 180-page report that he put together, stephanie, and he is almost going page by page. he is being very pattic lar with this whole process. everything he is saying is leading everyone to believe that he is going to come out and say the city is indeed bankrupt. this hearing has been going
central falls, owed rhode island , including pension, and then came out of debt and assu assured bonds would be paid in full. and then jefferson county is the second largest municipal bankruptcy in history. in california, the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012 with only $150,000 in the bank unable to pay for the basic day-to-day operations. >> it would be an ongoing disaster if the city continued as we are going without reorganizing. >> debt and pension liability is not just a municipal problem. the state of illinois is feeling the billion dollars, solving fissioncal problems of the magnitude of detroits or illinois is more than moving numbers on a balance sheet. it involves tough choices, vital services and people's lives. joining us to discuss detroit's bankruptcy and lessons the motor city can learn are kill, director of state and local fiscal health for the few charitable trusts. in pennsylvania, david, a state appointed receiver for the city of harrisburg. he specializes in municipal bonds and dean, professor of economic research. kil, cities across the country saw declining sales
to cut the boredom. >>> he's back, the retired police officer in rhode island just can't stay home. yeah this is the 66-year-old. he starletted putting dance -- he started putting dance moves while directing traffic accident in 198 -- traffic in 1984. they invite him back to direct traffic and entertain people during the holidays. >>> and the starting rotation, and that it will be good enough for the sharks tonight. we'll tell you about that next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, shopping spree for new play beane's sixth move of the offseason clock... >>> it must be christmas. on the shopping spree right now, six moves so far the offseason. the a's, they have traded anderson to colorado for two pitchers, including drew pomperan who could be in the a's starting rotation next year. he battled injuries the last three years making it his 24th start. >>> how about this? the main event wrestlemania will be held here in 2015. and wrestlemania estimated to bring in 100,000 fans. >>> and the former sharks, gaining the box office gaining a very nice rotation for them. and the second period, leading 1-0. an
? if that comes out to be true, bill karins -- >> that's just mean. >> wow! the man, the myth, the legend. rhode island's favorite traffic cop is back in action. here he is, tony lapore is back by popular demand. his role as the ultimate dancing king. it is a tradition that started in 1984. he retired in 1988 but he comes back during the holidays to the delight of most everybody who sees him. i wonder if he practices that in his off time. >> cars hitting him as they're staring at him the entire time. i'm waiting for him to do the dougie. >> he has his own routine. we're copying him. >> original moves. you're right, bill karins. >>> time for a look ahead. a memorial in the u.s. for nelson mandela today. vice president joe biden will speak at a service for mandela in washington, d.c. >>> let's say happy birthday to nikki sixx who is 55, secretary of state john kerry is 70. >>> coming up on "today," wonder what that's going to look like. thank you for watching "early today." i'm richard lui, along with bill karins. you have a great day ahead. . >>> good çómorning, it's 4:30. i'm carrie mcqueeny.
tree? >> i in rhode island, the goverr there called it a holiday tree last year, and people were so unhappy that this year, he's calling it a christmas tree. >> he didn't want to go through this month of people yelling at him because he realizes that there are bigger problems that people need to face. >> it's a big target, this war on christmas: >> i don't think that it's establishing a religion to have something on public property, you're acknowledging that there are people there that believe it. and i don't think there's a threat to anybody's religious freedom. and i think it's unfortunate that there have been people who have been persecuted because they don't agree with the majority. but i don't think that the answer is to squelch out the majority. i think that the answer is to have public forum and not use the courts and saying that you can't talk abou about this. >> thank you, and to our community for a very lively discussion. until next time, raj and i will see you on aljazeera.com. majori. >>> hello and welcome to al ori. jazeera america. i'm tony harris in new york, our to
ahead and foul up what was a great closing. i didn't want to followup about what we're seeing in rhode island is people who have made the responsible choice invested their money in to a long-term care insurance policy are now finding that the premium is going up pretty dramatically mat for some people it's no longer do able. that's particularly frustrating. because it paid in all the time. you kind of have a qerks to the policy to bail on it. it makes everything you paid already look like money down the drain. had which in fact, it is. so it strikes me that in term of relying on the private sex or -- sector to handle the program. they are going the wrong way in terms of where the prices are headed and the likely market share of affordable long-term care coverage is headed. is that your feeling? is that just -- >> no. that's definitely national. my parent's premiums went up quite a bit. it was in a good program and a really about the best run, i think, employer-based long-term care insurance program that exists. not necessarily the private sector is not up to the task. but we don't have
keep the economic engine turning. >> two senators, republican dean heller and jack reed of rhode island are working to extend benefits for at least 3 months. president obama called their proposal an urgent priority. a vote is expected in early january. >>> the battle over the nsa surveillance program will most likely end up in the u.s. supreme court. they score add big win in new york. as chip reid reports, a judge ruled the nsa's tracking of phone calls legal. >> william pauly said the collection program does not violate the constitutions banned on unreasonable searchs and procedures. there's no evidence the judge is wrote that the judgement used any of the nsa data for any purpose other than investigating and disrupting terrorist attacks. he sited specific examples of terrorist plots that were spoiled by the nsa's collection of every thread of telephone call information and added as the september 11th attacks demonstrate the cost of missing it can be horrific. >> this blunt tool only works, he said, because it collecting everything, referring to hundreds of millions of calls but not t
also helps him with this project via skype from rhode island. welcome to the show. how did you fall off the map for a while? were you still getting phone calls even though you were having personal issues. >> i fell off. i got my video on youtube and couldn't get it back. i thought people didn't care about me anymore. so i kind of disappeared until i did reupload this new video last night and it completely blew up. i had no idea there were people out there that cared about me and my mission. >> what is your mission? >> my goal is to connect strangers one phone call at a time. there are a lot of people out there that can't talk to their parents or best friends because you never know who might stab you in the back. i'm the guy that people can come to and say anything they want to and they know, no matter what they say, i am not going to tell anybody. i can't believe it has been 18 hours and i have already been going nuts again over here. >> you started a go fund me page now to help with this mission. you are trying to raise $100,000. how do you hope to use that money? >> instead of just do
the phrase merry christmas. >> the governor of rhode island refusing to call you a christmas tree. it's called the holiday tree. for folks watching right now thinking that's crazy i should call the governor. we have his phone number. >> when department stores ordered the employees not to say merry christmas we won that because we named them and no one went shopping there. >> they can call your radio show and contact the governor. >> tulsa's holiday parade of lights will go on as scheduled saturday despite the protests. >> fortunately the parade will not suffer. >> jon: i end with the staged words of fox approved cast of duck dine city. >> happy, happy, happy, happy. >>>> í cqb>pi÷g;g; k,x.h@é@é,xa ,x@él applause]d >> jon: welcome back. my guest tonight, his new film is called "the wolf of wall street." >> don't forget about my money. >> sorry what was that? >> i forgot to tell you he has some money. >> a couple mil coming in like a week. when it gets here i'll give you a call you come pick it up. >> give me a call. >> when it gets here, i'll give you a call and you'll come pick
in the senate that would extend jobless benefits for three months. rhode island and nevada is at 9%, the highest in the country. their legislation does not have those offsets conservatives are calling for. i want to bring in david freelander, the senior correspondent with the "daily beast." jackie kucinich is still here. from sanford, florida, msnbc contributor jared bernstein, senior fellow for budget policy priority, one-time economic adviser to the vice president. welcome jared down there and everybody here. susie, if you can give us the bottom line on the capitol hill congressional politics of where it stands? harry reed in the senate set a vote on january 6th of some kind of extension. does it have any chance of clearing this republican-controlled house? >> so the extension as you mentioned would not be offset by any other proms that republicans have been asking for. it would be three months. the idea is the folks supporting this extension want to buy themselves more time for a year-long extension. >> that this will be give them more time to work something out. they said even democrats are
and towns and countries who have received pensions. it could offer clues. for example, rhode island, a community close to emerging from bankruptcy now but cut 25% of worker pensions. 20% can be slashed in the year 2016. retirees lost their healthcare benefits and their union protection in the process. but what costs to residents will -- what price will that come? on the financial problems in struggling cities and particularly the pension issues, frank shafroth from george mason university. you have been involved in the municipal bankruptcy law. you looked at the pension question. help us to understand how big a deal is this for other cities looking at the detroit situation now? >> it's a very big deal for those cities like michigan that are in michigan or california, where the contract cannot be broken. >> so to clarify that, part of what the judge said yesterday was, a, yes, you can proceed with bankruptcy. >> yes. >> but part of that is the pensions for city workers are no longer in his mind protected? >> the federal law overcomes the state constitution. >> the federal law of bank
. jack reed of rhode island and dean heller of nevada introduced a bill to preserve unemployment insurance for three months while congress works out the comprehensive plan. senator reed, thank you for your time. >> thank you, tamron. >> let me get your reaction to congressman ryan's assertion that they got 30% and i got 70% in this deal here. your reaction to that? >> well, this is important measure because it provides the stability for the next two years in terms of appropriation process and budgets and also goes along way in reducing the nature of the sequestration cuts. i think trying to calculate who got 70 and who got 30 misses the point. we're able for first time in a long time to come together, work out a principle solution to a problem facing the american public and avoid the catastrophic effects of a shutdown demonstrated in october by the acts of the house of representatives. so i think in the long run it's a step forward. we have a lot more to do because at heart what you've been talking about, getting people back to work and making that work pay. >> but part of the li
. the go to rhode island and take out the french before they can get their planned lakes. they're going to hit them right away. >> host: the french fleet is coming to rhode island to newport? >> guest: yes, to newport. that would be the whole french navy. but there's an excellent chance the french retake classes and go i'm not into this anyway. we probably can't suffer like this. so washington again you with being it's time to block. he sent somebody into an area which she does there is resistance. he takes them off from the house and go win, a satchel comes up intentionally. and not satchel of information that washington is going to attack. but these officers think that washington just that the battle plan for washington's intention not to attack. look what i just found from a guy who looks unseemly and got away. they said pull the troops back. they pulled the british troops back. they don't want to be the general to lose new york. they did nothing we fortified if he is capable of doing this. they had to worry. so they pulled them back. the french land is no problem. direct link. did h
january 1 are: new voter i.d. rules in arkansas, rhode island, and alabama. plus stricter regulations for tanning salons in illinois and oregon. and a ban on using cell phones while driving in illinois. attorney chipmerland is live in las vegas. we have to stay abreast of this stuff because ignorance of the law is no excuse, right? >> ignorance of the law is no excuse but even hard for us attorneys to keep up. the bar association certainly right after the first of the year will be coming out with continuing education credits just for us, but certainly there's all kinds of brand new and very unique laws, many times involving technical issues that are expanding within our society as well as social issues, just like marijuana. >> one of them comes from illinois. using drones, unmanned drones, is regulated now. apparently peta put out the word it might be able to harass hunters and fishermen by using drones. the illinois legislature said, no, not going to do that. >> well, you know, drones are a great example of tech -- technology changing. there's great uses that can help society. the fa
testimony on some of the programs. rhode island came in and they have a medicaid waiver and many of us were impressed by that. the program is intended to improve care and to save on costs. minnesota also came in and gave an excellent presentation and that is on the web site. >> it's also true that rhode island when they talked about the waiver they actually had them give more money than less money whereas what we are seeing on the federal policy to change medicaid we are seeing a proposal to take a whole lot of money out well. >> mr. chairman of rhode island, we basically got paid to have a waiver because the administration of the time. they wanted to get rhode island am, but i don't think that is going to be the common outcome. >> you are all very progressive in rhode island in so many ways. >> senator ayotte. >> thank you mr. chairman and mr. ranking member. i also want to thank you from portsmouth hampshire that works in this area and i appreciate him being here today on this important issue. i wanted to follow-up on this issue of waivers because i think it is related certainly to the im
a number of times. you'll love the dancing cop from providence, rhode island. tony lapore. >> that's my hometown. >>> i know. >> tony, no wonder i can do the robot well. you might be my cousin. >> if that doesn't get you moving today, that is -- it makes me smile. >> i love it. >> do you remember him growing up? >> yes. tony and i go way back. we actually were both in trouble in the principal's office for doing the worm in the hallway. >> did you ever do this? >> peter -- >> which is the worm? >> okay. it's, you know, when your whole body -- >> yeah. why. that was also one that we busted out. >> he made it. >> look at that guy. >> he was able to carry it through. i stopped at the 10 yard line. he went all the way down. that was a move i couldn't quite nail there. i love him. >> he's fantastic. he and peter johnson actually are going to be out on the streets of new york city where currently it is 24 degrees. tony's going to be directing some traffic. >> going to get some blood moving. >> that's right. >> how fun. >>> meanwhile, today is friday the 13th. bad news, elizabeth, for obama car
the flight to rhode island and take out the french before they can get to the land of links. >> host: said they ar severe com rhode island to newport. there is a chance that they would take some losses and say i wasn't new to this anyway. i'm out of here. we probably can't suffer like this. so, washington again may not be in the military mind. you would think that he gets this move it's time for the block. you know what he does? he sends somebody into an area where they know that they are going to find some resistance. in the satchel is information that washington is going to attack. so they think that they got the battle plan and washington's intentions are to attack. they bring it back and look at what they just found in the satchel from a guy that looked unseemly and got away. he said pull the troops back. they pulled a british troops back. they don't want the general to lose new york city had been laying low for a while and he was capable of doing this and they had to worry. so they pulled the van back into the french land. there is no problem. washington is brilliant, absolutely. they
every one in the courts. then the state of rhode island, as you pointed out, last year said no more christmas tree, holiday tree. today the governor, this decision governor chaffee reversed. all of those things happened because we, we attacked them, we challenged them. so, therefore, it isn't a mythical war on christmas, it's real and we just won. >> no. no. here's what i think you do that's a mistake. we live in a country of about 315 million people. there are going to be some people who want to call it a holiday tree and some people who want to put up a sign, you know, and things like that. but if there's anything to this, bill, it isn't a war on christmas, it's a battle that's part of a bigger war -- >> yeah, culture war, i agree. >> a culture war, exactly. >> right. >> and here are the two sides. conservatives think that their family values are under attack by liberals who call it a holiday tree. and a lot of liberals think that there are far too many christians who, if they had their way in this country would turn america into a christian theocracy. so, here comes the war on ch
traffic in rhode island a b more bearable. the officer has become a holiday tradition. doing it now for 30 years. >>> whistle ] >> i guess whistle while you work. tony the dancing cop is making traffic in rhode island a bit more bearable. the officer has become a christmas tradition doing it now for 30 years. he is pretty good. >> he does do that well. >> it's entertaining when you're stuck in traffic. >> he is also completely terrifying that driver. [ laughter ] >> on the subject of traffic. >>> i think that it's time for liz. >> he has the moves. he knows a little salsa in there. let's go out live towards the bay bridge and traffic is pretty typical right now. if you are coming into san francisco, no big delays and at 5:44 this morning, actually it's even lighter. i'll take that back. it's a little lighter than usual at 5:45 this morning. just some slight delays in the far right cash lanes. westbound 580 is beginning to stack up through tracy. the heaviest traffic is from 205 to north flynn. things improve closer towards the dublin interchange. highway 4 in antioch we are also seeing a f
they are going to do. the british are going to go right down to words rhode island and they are going to take out the french before they can get there and go to the land links. they are going to hit them right away. so washington -- >> host: the french fleet is coming to rhode island to new port? >> guest: yes. two new port and the british know it. so they have to stop -- it wouldn't be the whole french media that there is an excellent chance the french would take some losses and go i wasn't into this anyway. i'm out of here. we can't suffer like this and i'm not sure of the cause right now. as a washington again not being in the military might to would think that it's time to block. you know what he does? he sends somebody into any area that he knows they are going to find some resistance. he takes them off, he has them go and a satchel comes off intentionally and in that satchel is information that washington is going to attack. cities officers actually think that washington woodhull just got the battle plan that washington's intentions are to attack manhattan. they bring it back into the offic
dramatic speech was a guy named john pastori. of rhode island. him?ou ever know >> i watched him, and you never forgot him when you watch him. .'1" they called him the bantam rooster of the senate. we have video from the democratic convention, and it was amazing to have someone like this on television. >> when the world stood still and everyone held our breath and there stood john f. kennedy ten feet tall. ten feet tall, that determined, courageous, and strong, and, for the first time, for the first time, we saw nikita khrushchev take up his marbles and go home. >> john pastore, rhode island democrat. been out of there since i think 1976. didn't die until 2003. >> that is right. >> as a matter of fact, i think i just saw his wife just died in may or something. but anyway, would it have made any difference -- let me ask you how about the or toir today -- the oratory today compared to what we've seen with huey long and russell long and john pastore? how did you compare to it? >> much more docile, less row backups for sure. john f. kennedy. -- it reminds me of edward kennedy. particularly la
christens the elbow. and then she decides she wants a country cottage in newport, rhode island. except to say that it required structure and big enough to handle the 500,000 cubic feet of italian marble that she was importing and now she has -- the country has this been the attention turns to her daughter as well. this painfully shy girl has been raised in the strictest of fashion by her mother and she was required to speak only french and she must recite a poem in german from memory just to wear a corset at all times, you know, one of those steel rods in the back. she would be ridiculed and corrected if she made the slightest misstep. and as consuelo enters her lessons, she gets the idea of what she wants to do. one she wants to do. merry off to some english aristocrat. and in this time of american life, it was the fashion to be married off to the sons of english aristocrats. and it was called casher class and consuelo typically decides that she only wants the very best for her daughter and her eye falls upon charles spencer churchill, otherwise known as sunny. and the first cousin of
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